Figure of Pierrot

French
about 1760–65
Made by Mennecy Manufactory (France)


Dimensions

Height: 21 cm (8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.966.1

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with enamel decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

One of a pair from the Comédie italienne, each on a square base with treestump support, he stands with his hands held out in front of him, wearing gray jacket and trausers and white hat.

Markings

DV incised

Provenance

The Aymé Darbly Collection. Collection of the Comtesse Emmanuel de la Rochfoucauld. Anonymous. November 21, 1978, sale, Sotheby's, London, lot 116. Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger, New York.

Credit Line

Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection. Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger